Jul 20, 2024  
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER - FALL) 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER - FALL) [ARCHIVED CATALOG - Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Wellness and Adventure Education/Health and Physical Education (B.S.-M.S.) - Hegis Code 1201

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This is a program of study for candidates seeking the New York State certification to teach health education and physical education, to coach, or to seek employment in adventure education, sports, as well as community health and wellness careers. Students will be taught a range of methods by which health promotion can be achieved. In particular, this program emphasizes adventure education which involves structured learning exercises characterized by perceived risk or challenge (including low and high ropes courses) and reflection.  Please note that the Teacher Education track requires moderate physical activity including running, jumping, climbing, and tumbling. This program is offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students will be admitted into the dual degree program as first year students and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75 in their first two years and have a GPA of 3.0 at the end of their Junior Year. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required in years 4 and 5.

Total credit hours required for degree: 131

Academic Requirements

See Core  section of this catalog.

Core: 34-55 Credit Hours

26 Credit Hours

Academic Requirements

Graduate (33 credits)

Major Courses - Graduate (24 credits)

Mandatory Non-credit Bearing Workshop

  • First Aid & CPR - Provided by the Red Cross

Student Teaching (9 credits)

  • EDU 671 - Student Teaching Seminar (1)
  • EDU 675 - Student Teaching I (4)
  • EDU 676 - Student Teaching II (4)

(If you wish to see detailed information on the above 600 level courses please vist the Graduate Catalog.)

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